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Emergency Medicine

Rural hospital closures strain ambulance services
Wind up traveling longer distances and delaying or denying care
Successful installations of Dunlee liquid metal bearing CT replacement tubes in USA

Tubes available in USA and Europe for Revolution™ Evo and Optima™ CT 660

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Clarius ultrasound upgrade can automatically identify body anatomy
Adjusts settings to optimize imaging for the area being scanned
Indiana hospital invests $325 million in expansion projects
Will build a second location for women's health, a new brain and spine hospital, and a new parking garage
United Memorial Medical Center puts $8 million in radiology expansion
Project includes a new MR suite, 10-bed ICU and a new blood draw station
With AI, researchers teach robots to stay out of the way in busy ERs
Allows them to support emergency workflow without causing disruptions
Lean management decreases CT acquisition length, saves on exam time
Lean management is designed to improve quality and profitability of company production processes
Kansas hospital to shut down ED and inpatient hospital care
Closures due to financial and staffing challenges associated with rural health
How Regenstrief Institute created an emergency EMR in one week
Designed to help Indianapolis providers should COVID-19 numbers become overwhelming
Wrongfully terminated ER doctor awarded $26 million
Fired for complaining about staffing shortages in the emergency department
Urgent cares, retail health clinics lack sufficient regulation: report
Limited access for people from low-income and medically underserved communities
Trinity Health to expand urgent care access with majority stake in Premier Health
The number of urgent care clinics will more than double under Premier and be connected to Trinity in the next few years
When is the right time for nasal high flow therapy?
Insights from Chris Hutchinson, director of clinical affairs at Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
Four reasons Tampa General added portable MR
Provides unique advantages for treating COVID-19 patients
COVID-19 overwhelming hospital capacity in US, says HHS
Close to 700 hospitals are at over 90% capacity
British patient in overcrowded ED dies due to wrong CT scan being read
Error was due to slow computer system and overcrowded emergency department
Dual-energy CT adds value to routine interpretations of imaging studies
Reduces downstream imaging and associated costs
CMS proposes new rule for faster Medicare coverage of FDA-approved breakthrough devices
Allows beneficiaries access to more devices for life-threatening conditions
Philips loses ventilator contract with the US Department of Health
The contract charged five times as much per ventilator as a previous agreement

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Providers search for a balance between improving efficiency and not compromising patient care

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A few of the individuals who earned high praise this year

ICU – Clinical decision support and telemedicine may save money

Patients generate 100 data points per hour

Research charities thoroughly before making your donations

Even in the spirit of giving, there is no substitute for due diligence

Deinstallation: It always looks easier on paper!

A checklist never hurts when planning and executing a major project

The mobile medical imaging market is expanding amid hospital budget pressures

A growth period for flexible imaging options